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Are Texas workplaces becoming safer? Go deep on the data

Fires, explosions, car crashes and shootings. Leave those things to the movies, not your office or job site. We recap some of the latest trends in Texas workplace safety, and talk to some of the comp…
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No final word yet on rezoning for 4700 East Riverside project

The final vote on the massive 4700 East Riverside project has been delayed until next month. Austin City Council on Sept. 19 approved the postponement of several votes that would allow for the trans…
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What Siete Family Foods' big distribution surge means for Austin healthy foods startup

A $90 million investment in Siete Family Foods Inc. is paying off big-time as the grain-, gluten- and dairy-free food company now has its products in 8,000 stores. That’s almost double Siete’s total…
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Why a tech startup is leaving Austin to grow in Lockhart

A company called Promogo is trying to improve the promotional marketing and branded event industry — and is setting up shop in Lockhart, a town best known for its barbecue.
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Hackers hit Travis Central Appraisal District website

The Travis Central Appraisal District has been malfunctioning for about a week after it was hit by a cyberattack on Sept. 11. The agency on Sept. 19 confirmed the attack. Chief Appraiser Marya Crigl…
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What to know about UT president's State of the University address

University of Texas at Austin President Gregory Fenves presented the annual State of the University address on Sept. 18, focusing on recent achievements and outlining his priorities for the future. …
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Austin is again No. 1 US market for real estate investment in closely watched study

While rising housing costs and worsening traffic remain challenges, Austin "has almost become a force of nature" when it comes to its appeal to real estate investors. Dive into the details of this ne…
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Austin airport updates incentives program to land flights to Hawaii, Asia and Ireland

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is trying to incentivize flights to places such as Dublin and Beijing with offers of waived fees and marketing assistance. But the program's new rules delete re…
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Deep-pocketed co-living company wants to make a splash in Austin

Communal living has a long history in Austin, but mostly on the college scene. This latest offering aimed at working adults is from a global company that raised $300 million in January. It wants to b…
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Kinder Morgan, Kyle on track to settle pipeline dispute

Kyle City Council voted Sept. 16 to authorize a framework of a settlement with Kinder Morgan Inc. over the Permian Highway Pipeline, which has famously — or infamously — caused Hays County residents …
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Neighborhood Goods has sights set on Austin

Hot off an $11 million series A funding round, Dallas-based Neighborhood Goods has picked Austin for its third location. Neighborhood Goods is a department store concept that offers shoppers a rotat…
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Pound for pound, Austin ranks No. 1 in US for growth of million-dollar businesses

No city is adding million-dollar businesses faster than Austin. That's according to a recent report from LendingTree, a company connecting lenders and borrowers digitally. From 2014 to 2016, the nu…
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90 of Austin's best bosses nominated for 2019 Best CEO Awards

The 90 nominees for this year's Best CEO Awards have been unveiled. Five winners will be announced at a private Oct. 3 event. Their career accomplishments will be highlighted online and in the Oct. …
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Latest venture by Ben Lamm's Hypergiant could be its most important

Hypergiant's new bioreactor uses algae to extract carbon from the atmosphere. The company said the device is 400 times more effective at the job than the planet's natural carbon scrubbers, trees. Fin…
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Austin area home prices rising as supply decreases

As the prime home-selling season drew to a close, sales in the Austin area increased 5.8% to 3,189 home sales in August compared to the same month last year.
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